"We kind of got complacent," said rising senior linebacker Trey DePriest. "We just wrote ourselves in as going to the big dance and stopped doing all those little things that were giving us that opportunity to go to the big dance. We automatically thought that, all right, since we beat LSU, these next two teams, we're going to roll and then we'll see who we play in our bowl game.
This year's team may have more of the right stuff. On Saturday, fans will begin to find out whether it has the necessary quarterback and cornerbacks.